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Going to Work


I wrote a post last month called Pick One, in which I talked about how hard I felt it was to prioritize the following three goals:

  1. Paying off my student loans and growing my net worth
  2. Living a full and fun life
  3. Contributing to my community

Last month feels like a really, really long time ago.

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awareness, big questions, career, Uncategorized


Last month J. Money published a post on Budgets Are $exy that made me think a LOT. I wrote a longish comment at the time, but the more I thought about it, the more I wanted to make it into a full post.

So here we go. I’d be interested to know if you can relate to any of this.

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big questions, stories, Uncategorized

A Tale of Two Lists

two lists muppets

Let’s talk about Ebenezer Scrooge, being that it’s December and all. I don’t know how long it’s been since you’ve read A Christmas Carol (or watched the 1992 Muppet movie version of it, which by the way is fantastic), but Scrooge is actually a pretty complex guy. He experiences fear and regret and loneliness, just like anyone. He has memories of love—and of heartbreak. And most importantly, he courageously allows himself to undergo a deep and genuine transformation in a very short period of time, becoming a much kinder, more generous, and more caring person.

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